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Jimenez, Joel R. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Internet usage allows for a level of interaction with individuals from all over the world, to research virtually anything, and to engage in constant exploration to a degree that is not possible within a traditional college setting. To better understand college retention trends, it is important to understand the relationship between Internet usage,…
Descriptors: Internet, Access to Information, Social Support Groups, Life Satisfaction
Avant, Antonio – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This research analyzes the variables that may impact Internet addiction and information disclosure among college students in two Midwestern universities of both public and private status. The correlation between the locus of control, emotional intelligence (EI), and narcissism to Internet addiction and information disclosure was examined. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Correlation
Jarrell, Charles M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Researchers and marketers lack information about possible relationships between service quality and online brand equity in intangible and often undifferentiated service businesses. The services sector of the economy is large with 72% of the economic output and 80% of the workers in the United States in 2007. Within the services sector, Internet…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Marketing
Ebner, Rachel J. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The present study built upon an earlier study by Ebner and Ehri (in press), which examined the Internet's potential as a learning tool for enhancing college students' vocabularies. The current research sought to extend that study by determining how to make online vocabulary learning more effective. An experiment was conducted to investigate a…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, College Students, Internet, Vocabulary Development
Kibiloski, F. Terry. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This quantitative study examined the relationship between student perceived leadership styles of online university instructors, and the perceived customer satisfaction and retention of online students. Specifically, the four goals of this study were to determine: (a) students' perception of their online instructor's leadership style, (b) if…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, College Students, College Faculty
Sander, Sara K. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study explored the relationship between emotional intelligence and students' perceptions of quality of online adjunct faculty and the relationship between emotional intelligence and the job satisfaction of online adjunct faculty. Online adjunct faculty participants completed the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire--Short Form…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Emotional Intelligence, Correlation
Kemp, Jeremy William – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This quantitative survey study examines the willingness of online students to adopt an immersive virtual environment as a classroom tool and compares this with their feelings about more traditional learning modes including our ANGEL learning management system and the Elluminate live Web conferencing tool. I surveyed 1,108 graduate students in…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Statistical Analysis
Smith, Samuel Aarron – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to analyze Lipscomb University students' Internet use and involvement in extracurricular activities. A survey of students at Lipscomb University was conducted. As confirmed by the data the research was able to determine that the type of extracurricular activity a student participates in most often is related to the…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Internet, Computer Use, College Students
Itomitsu, Masayuki – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This dissertation reports development and validation studies of a Web-based standardized test of Japanese as a foreign language (JFL), designed to measure learners' off-line grammatical and pragmatic knowledge in multiple-choice format. Targeting Japanese majors in the U.S. universities and colleges, the test is designed to explore possible…
Descriptors: Sentences, Speech Acts, Grammar, Second Language Learning
Pu, Minran – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between college EFL students' autonomous learning capacity and motivation in using web-based Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in China. This study included three questionnaires: the student background questionnaire, the questionnaire on student autonomous learning capacity, and…
Descriptors: College English, Independent Study, Learning Motivation, Questionnaires